May 29, 2017 - 4 Sivan 5777

The Arts

Artist recreates the Summer of Love – 50 years later

With the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love approaching, Linda R. Goldman has mounted an exhibit of photographs, posters and handbills from the era, as well as some of her original artwork.

‘The gardens of memory’ of Ukraine

David Kaufman, a Toronto-based photographer and documentary filmmaker, has been taking still photos of Jewish heritage sites since 2007, many of which have long been forgotten.

Books & Authors

Book sheds light on the Dreyfus Affair

Michael Rosen, an accomplished English teacher, poet and broadcaster, has chronicled the life that Emile Zola led during his 11 months of self-imposed exile.

Entertainment

The ROM’s Judaica collection

Some two dozen new artifacts have been added to the Dr. Fred Weinberg and Joy Cherry Weinberg Collection, which has been exhibited since 2000 in the museum’s Dr. Fred Weinberg and Joy Cherry Weinberg Gallery.

Bad Jews’ director says characters’ histrionics not about stereotypes

Before three of the performances of Bad Jews, audiences are invited into the Koffler Gallery to watch actors participate in a searing creative process like the one this reviewer witnessed at a rehearsal.

Moshe Kasher’s show a bit problematic, but has potential

Kasher's new show is inescapably Jewish, because Kasher is inescapably Jewish. This makes him a wonderful person to explore these issues, riddled as he is with Jewish and white guilt, and a resume full of observational comedy.

Return of the circus not what you’d expect

The Return, directed by the company’s artistic director, Yaron Lifschitz, explores the refugee crisis and what it’s like to live without a home.

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